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Tuition & Fees

Residents receive an annual stipend from Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and medical benefits.

2020-2021 Pediatric Program 1st Year Educational Expense Budget
Tuition Fee $25,000
University General Fee $3,452
Room and Board $23,114
Books and Supplies $2,004
Transportation $1,248
Miscellaneous $3,371
Total $58,189

Tuition: Full-time attendance at Penn Dental Medicine.

University General Fee: Assessed to all undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, and directly funds Penn’s non-instructional student support services. The General Fee for full-time students provides them with full access to a wide variety of services and resources, including counseling and wellness, multicultural resource centers, student activities, recreation and fitness, career services, learning support, and much more.

Room and Board: Allowance reflects an average cost of room and board.

Books and Supplies: Estimated cost for required textbooks and supplies.

Personal: Personal expenses specific to attend the program, computer, cell phone allowance, immunizations, etc.

Transportation: Covers expenses related to getting to and from school.

Clinic Fee: Covers usage of Student Health Services.

There will be an examination fee in the 2nd year. Additional costs directly related to attending this program may necessitate an increase in the educational budget in order to be able to borrow additional funding. Please contact the Office of Student Life to discuss the process necessary to apply for a budget increase.

The health insurance is based on single person coverage at the University of Pennsylvania. If you need family coverage the fee will be higher and you may need to request a budget increase. Please contact Penn Dental Medicine’s Office of Student Life and Academic Affairs at 215-898-9988.

For more information, please contact the Graduate Dental Education Admissions Office at 215-898-5792 or by email.

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